Since hitting their highest levels of the year on April 26, all three major market averages are officially trading in correction territory, defined by a decline between 10 and 19.9 percent.
While investors debate the next large move for the markets, following the May 6 "flash crash" along with the recent pullback, here is a look at where some of the largest drops occurred.
Leading the losses as of Monday's close, the NASDAQ Composite i
s down 15 percent from its peak in 2010, followed by the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average, with declines of 14 and 12 percent, respectively.
Among the major S&P sectors, the largest share of decreases occurred in the energy and material sectors.
The average percentage decline for all the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 components during this time frame stands at 12 percent, with a standard deviation of 7 and 6 percent, respectively. The average percent drop for the 30-components that make up the Dow is 11 percent, with a standard deviation of 5 percent.
The following tables depict the biggest percent losers for all three equity indexes, since the market hit a 19-month high.